06:00-01

P-Lansdowne-shooting

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#596-34
SS=murder inv


Dozens of friends returned to the murder scene to remember the 17- year- old who was gunned down Wednesday night.
Friends say Antwan Gray was apparently going about his normal routine, hoping to meet up with some friends.
That's when the gunfire erupted.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Wednesday Night;


Gray was shot more than once... and when police got to the scene, they found him lying in the middle of the street... already dead.
SUPER=04-Yesterday;


Yesterday a group of his friends placed a rose-clad wreath at the crime scene... and spray painted his name on the adjacent walls.
They said he had no enemies.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:15:46
IN Q=None, none, none.

((LATANYA FOSTER/VICTIM'S FRIEND: NONE, NONE, NONE. TOO MANY PEOPLE OUT HERE LOVED ANTWAN LIKE THAT. THE ONLY THING I CAN THINK OF IS THAT SOMEBODY WAS JUST JEALOUS. YOU KNOW WHAT I'M SAYING? ))
SUPER=01-Latanya Foster/Victim's Friend;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=what i'm saying?
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VO-NAT


At this point authorities have not made any arrests...
They're asking for anyone with information to call city police headquarters.
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Tuggle


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#96-90
GRAPHIC=NONE


Lem Tuggle became the second man executed in Virginia this week.
He was executed last night for the rape and murder of Jessie Haven in 19-83.

One year later he and five other death row inmates made national headlines with their escape.
Ellen Qualls has the story.
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=@File; :00
SUPER=01-David Botkins/Corrections Spokesman;:08
SUPER=01-Steve Smallshaw/Media Witness; :22
SUPER=01-Henry Heller/Death Penalty Protester; :53
SUPER=03-Jarratt; 1:02
SUPER=@ellen1; 1:17
RUNS=1:29
OUT Q=News 7 Jarratt



CRASH-TWA


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


Investigators in the crash of T-W-A Flight 800 are talking to the crew of a Saudi jetliner.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dulles Airport;


The Saudi plane was almost directly over the T-W-A crash site yesterday when crew members say they saw a streak of light below them.
Investigators want to know if there's a connection between the streak and the T-W-A crash in July, which is still unsolved.
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TV-RATINGS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=kids tv


The Television industry is close to adopting a voluntary rating system for T-V shows, much like the one currently used for movies.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC;


But Motion Picture Association of America President Jack Valenti, who is leading the group working on the rating system, warns that the T-V industry will accept its OWN system for rating programs or no system at all.
He says any other rating system forced upon the industry by Congress will be met with an immediate lawsuit.
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SOT
IN Q=

((WE'RE SPECIFYING THIS PROGRAM MAY CONTAIN GRAPHIC VIOLENCE, INTENSE OVERT SEX, COURSE LANGUAGE...IS THAT VAGUE?" ))
SUPER=01-Jack Valenti/Motion Picture Assoc. President;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=is that vague.
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VO-NAT


But critics charge the voluntary rating will result in the softest possible ratings for shows-- so as not to scare off advertisers.
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Puppyland


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-92
GRAPHIC=NONE


W-S-L-S TV 10 left the courthouse the winner last night in a 10-million dollar libel case.
The T-V Station's General Manager called it "a victory for the media."
Keith Humphry has the verdict.
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SOT
IN Q=We the jury
SUPER=02-Judge Pat Doherty/Roanoke Circuit Court; :00
SUPER=10-Shamarie Marshall/Former Puppyland Employee; :23
SUPER=01-Chris Benson/Puppyland Owner; :40
SUPER=01-Bill Foy/WSLS-TV News Director; :51
SUPER=01-Randy Smith/WSLS-TV General Manager; 1:06
SUPER=@keith2; 1:14
RUNS=1:21
OUT Q=Humphry, NEWS 7.

((
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 20:11:50
IN Q=

((WE THE JURY UNANIMOUSLY FIND OUR VERDICT IN FAVOR OF THE DEFENDANT AMY MARTIN.))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=


Former Puppyland employee Amy Martin was the only one in the courtroom who displayed even the slightest reaction.
Puppyland Owner Chris Benson didn't flinch as he learned he'd lost the case.
Though he was not the one on trial, he'd spent three days listening to former employees and customers tell tales of animal abuse.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT from 12/11 11:13:00
IN Q=Once I saw

((ONCE I SAW HIM HIT A POODLE IN THE FACE WITH A WIRE BRUSH, THREE OR FOUR TIMES.))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=4 times.


Though Benson had failed to convince the jury that HE was the victim of what he contends were false statements aired on Channel 10, Benson couldn't say whether he regrets filing the lawsuit.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 20:16"45
IN Q=You know up on the

(( ))

RUNS=:05
OUT Q=the stand. it showed for itself.


Channel 10's News Director said the station has never backed away from the series of reports by reporter Kris Loyd.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT Foy 20:26:05
IN Q=We felt from the begining

(( ))

RUNS=:07
OUT Q=they were factual.


Though certain inaccuracies were pointed out during the trial, the station manager said he didn't find any holes in the stories.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 20:23"50
IN Q=

((EVERYTHING COULD HAVE BEEN DONE DIFFERENTLY, BUT I'M VERY SATISFIED WITH THE WAY THAT IT WAS DONE.))

RUNS=:05
OUT Q=


Reporter Loyd had left the courthouse by the time the verdicts were read.
None of the jurors- -six women and one man- -was willing to discuss the case once it was over.
Keith Humphry NEWS-7.))

Stallins


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-88
GRAPHIC=Stallins


Penny Stallins says she wants a second chance.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Yesterday, the former teacher and amateur golf champion apologized for using illegal drugs.
Stallins was in Salem Circuit Court for sentencing on drug possession charges.
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SOT 00:18:54
IN Q=I'm very remorseful

((PENNY STALLINS/DEFENDANT: I'M VERY REMORSEFUL. I'VE HAD THIS DIRTY LITTLE SECRET, AND I'M TERRIBLY REGRETFUL THAT I'VE USED DRUGS, AND I'VE USED DRUGS WHILE I'VE TAUGHT OTHERS NOT TO USE DRUGS.))
SUPER=01-Penny Stallins/Defendant;
RUNS=:27
OUT Q=use drugs.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


The judge suspended her jail sentence, and ordered community service.
Stallins still faces sentencing in Botetourt County for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute.

P-Together


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=abr
TAPE#596-40
GRAPHIC=Together


The Together Dating Service Franchise in Roanoke was locked up tight yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Customers say after signing an expensive contract, the service they were promised never came through.
For a thousand dollars Claudia Ramsey got phone numbers, but NO dates.
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SOT 596-35 50:12
IN Q=Nothing, I never

((NOTHING, I NEVER HAD, IT'S BEEN, JANUARY FIFTH IT'LL BE ONE YEAR, I HAVEN'T MET THE FIRST PERSON ))
SUPER=01-Claudia Ramsey/Together Client
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=the first person
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VO-NAT


There is a contract that all clients sign concerning screening applicants.
Don Ward says he ended up running into his date's husband.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 96-93 38:25
IN Q=I was upset

((DON WARD: I WAS UPSET BECAUSE I WASN'T TOLD THE TRUTH BY HER, OR THE DATING SERVICE WASN'T AND THEY DIDN'T CHECK))
SUPER=01-Don Ward/Prospective Client;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=they didn't check
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VO-NAT


It turns out many people have complained about Together's services to the Better Business Bureau.
The former franchise owner John Byron said the complaints were against the Corporate Organization, not the Roanoke business.
The Bureau said the complaints were directed at Roanoke. **pinnacle board fullscreen**
If you're a customer and have any questions about your account, you can call the office in Greensboro, North Carolina at 1-800-988-5344.
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TWA


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


F-B-I agents are talking to the crew of a Saudi Airlines 7-47.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dulles Airport;


Yesterday the pilots reported seeing a streak of light in the sky as they flew directly over the spot where T-W-A flight 800 exploded in July.
Investigators want to know if there's a connection between the streak and the T-W-A crash, which is still unsolved.
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wipe/wipe/wipe

AIRLINE-SAFETY


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=wipe wipe wipe
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC;

4:02;29
In the wake of recent air disasters the airline industry has taken a major step to make flying safer.
At the White House yesterday the President and top airline executives announced plans to place smoke detectors in the cargo holds of all commercial planes.
It is widely suspected that a cargo-hold fire, like the one simulated here, may have caused the Valujet crash in Florida that killed 110 people.
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SAUDI


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


Despite published reports the White House says there are no plans to attack Iran in retaliation for last June's truck-bombing in Saudi Arabia that killed 19 American airmen.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Saudi Arabia/June 25;

4:09:18
The "Los Angeles Times" yesterday reported that the Pentagon is planning attacks against Iran if investigators find that Iran had a hand in the explosion.
SUPER=03-Washington DC/Yesterday;

4:07:54
However, a Clinton Administration official says that there are no conclusions about who is to blame for the bombing and that talk of retaliation is premature.
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WIPE/WIPE/WIPE

RENO


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=wipe wipe wipe
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


President Clinton is expected to announce today his plans for Attorney General Janet Reno.
Most signs point to her staying on in the Cabinet.
The President met with Reno last night and called the session wonderful.
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2-Tuggle


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#96-90
GRAPHIC=NONE


Lem Tuggle raped Jessie Haven in 19-83. He shot her in the chest and threw her body in an embankment.
Just four months earlier he was paroled from the murder sentence of 17- year- old of Shirley Brickey.
One year later he and five other death row inmates made national headlines with their escape.
Last night he was put to death. Ellen Qualls has the story.
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=@File; :00
SUPER=01-David Botkins/Corrections Spokesman;:08
SUPER=01-Steve Smallshaw/Media Witness; :22
SUPER=01-Henry Heller/Death Penalty Protester; :53
SUPER=03-Jarratt; 1:02
SUPER=@ellen1; 1:17
RUNS=1:29
OUT Q=News 7 Jarratt



5-Whooping-Cough


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-37
GRAPHIC=whooping cough


Across the country, outbreaks of whooping cough-- or PER-TUSS-IS-- have doctors concerned.
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VO-NAT


Those most at risk are young babies who often catch (purr-TUSS-is) pertussis from people who don't even know they have the disease.
Older children and adults usually don't get that sick with pertussis, they get more of a persistent cough.
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SOT 10:33:33
IN Q=Definitely

(( DR. JAMES TODD/PEDIATRICIAN: DEFINITELY OLDER KIDS AND ADULTS CAN SPREAD PERTUSSIS. THE PROBLEM IS YOU DON'T KNOW HOW HAS PERTUSSIS AND WHO DOESN'T.))
SUPER=01-Dr. James Todd/Pediatrician; :
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=who doesn't
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VO-NAT


Immunizations don't prevent pertussis, but shots do make the disease less severe.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:34:01
IN Q=The most important

((THE MOST IMPORTANT THING A PARENT CAN DO IS MAKE SURE THEIR BABIES, THEIR INFANTS ARE PROPERLY IMMUNIZED AT THE RIGHT TIME. ))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=the right time.
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VO-NAT


If you've had a chronic cough, avoid close contact with a young child until you've been seen by a doctor.
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5-Flu


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-41
GRAPHIC=FLU


Millions of Americans are now suffering from the flu.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


And as bad as the chest pains, the sore throat, the runny nose and headache are-- experts say, in terms of numbers-- the worst is yet to come.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 20:24:49
IN Q=I don't think

(( DR. KEIJI FUKUDA/CDC: I DON'T THINK WE'VE SEEN THE PEAK YET. I DON'T THINK IT'S POSSIBLE TO PREDICT WHEN WE'LL SEE THE PEAK ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Keiji Fukuda/CDC; :
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=the peak.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Anyone who is not sick now, can still receive a flu shot.
But even after the inoculation, there's a two-week window before the protection kicks in.
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5-Smoking-Drug


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=cst
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=kicking the habit


A new drug to help smokers quit could be getting government approval.
One thing that sets this drug apart from others: It does not contain nicotine.
It's an anti-depressant currently sold under the name "Wellbutrin."
A federal panel is recommending the F-D-A approve it for use by smokers.
The drug appears to reduce their desire for tobacco, sometimes even making cigarettes taste bad to smokers.
(toss to bump)


Lansdowne-Murder


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-103
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


Friends of a murder victim held a make-shift memorial service yesterday in Northwest Roanoke.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


They poured out one dozen bottles of beer where a wreath was placed in Antwan Gray's memory.
The group also spray painted his name on the adjacent walls.
SUPER=04-Wednesday Night;


The 17- year- old was shot multiple times Wednesday night at the 24-hundred block of Centre Avenue.
When police arrived, Gray was lying in the middle of the street, already dead.
Friends say they're still in shock... because they thought everyone liked him.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:15:28
IN Q=Everyone

((LATANYA FOSTER/VICTIM'S FRIEND: EVERYONE LOVED ANTWAN. THERE'S NOT NO PLACE UP HERE THAT ANTWAN COULDN'T HAVE WENT, COULDN'T HAVE GOTTEN MAD LOVE FROM. COULDN'T GOT NOTHING FROM NOBODY. ANTWAN WAS COOL WITH EVERYBODY UP HERE. ))
SUPER=01-Latanya Foster/Victim's Friend;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=up here
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VO-NAT


No arrests have been made in the case.
And authorities are asking anyone with information to call Roanoke Police headquarters.
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2-Puppyland


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-92
GRAPHIC=NONE


Channel 10 left the courthouse the winner last night in a 10-million dollar libel case.
The T-V Station's General Manager called it "a victory for all media."
Keith Humphry has the verdict.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=We the jury
SUPER=02-Judge Pat Doherty/Roanoke Circuit Court; :00
SUPER=10-Shamarie Marshall/Former Puppyland Employee; :23
SUPER=01-Chris Benson/Puppyland Owner; :40
SUPER=01-Bill Foy/WSLS-TV News Director; :51
SUPER=01-Randy Smith/WSLS-TV General Manager; 1:06
SUPER=@keith2; 1:14
RUNS=1:21
OUT Q=Humphry, NEWS 7.

((
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 20:11:50
IN Q=

((WE THE JURY UNANIMOUSLY FIND OUR VERDICT IN FAVOR OF THE DEFENDANT AMY MARTIN.))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=


Former Puppyland employee Amy Martin was the only one in the courtroom who displayed even the slightest reaction.
Puppyland Owner Chris Benson didn't flinch as he learned he'd lost the case.
Though he was not the one on trial, he'd spent three days listening to former employees and customers tell tales of animal abuse.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT from 12/11 11:13:00
IN Q=Once I saw

((ONCE I SAW HIM HIT A POODLE IN THE FACE WITH A WIRE BRUSH, THREE OR FOUR TIMES.))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=4 times.


Though Benson had failed to convince the jury that HE was the victim of what he contends were false statements aired on Channel 10, Benson couldn't say whether he regrets filing the lawsuit.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 20:16"45
IN Q=You know up on the

(( ))

RUNS=:05
OUT Q=the stand. it showed for itself.


Channel 10's News Director said the station has never backed away from the series of reports by reporter Kris Loyd.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT Foy 20:26:05
IN Q=We felt from the begining

(( ))

RUNS=:07
OUT Q=they were factual.


Though certain inaccuracies were pointed out during the trial, the station manager said he didn't find any holes in the stories.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 20:23"50
IN Q=

((EVERYTHING COULD HAVE BEEN DONE DIFFERENTLY, BUT I'M VERY SATISFIED WITH THE WAY THAT IT WAS DONE.))

RUNS=:05
OUT Q=


Reporter Loyd had left the courthouse by the time the verdicts were read.
None of the jurors- -six women and one man- -was willing to discuss the case once it was over.
Keith Humphry NEWS-7.)) Mill-Mountain

vo/b of zoo lights


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=mill mountain zoo


Mill Mountain Zoo keepers are busy getting ready for Santa's arrival.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Many strands of lights will decorate the trees and exhibits during the holidays.
A "Holiday celebration with the animals" is this Saturday.
There should be plenty to see.
The zoo's animals are as active as ever-- even in the cold weather.
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11 26 13 00 - 11 26 23 00
SOT
IN Q=A lot of the

((BETH HARTSEL/ZOO KEEPER: A LOT OF THE ANIMALS NOW CAN TAKE THE WINTER TEMPERATURES SO A LOT ARE MORE ACTIVE THAN IN THE SUMMER. ))
SUPER=01-Beth Hartsel/Animal Care Supervisor;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=in the summer.
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VO-NAT


Animal diets are strictly regulated, so if you planned to bring the animals holiday treats, it's best to give them to the zoo keepers to pass out.
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11 25 27 00 - 11 25 39 00
SOT
IN Q=We'd ask to

((BETH HARTSEL/ZOO KEEPER: WE'D ASK TO DISTRIBUTE TO THE KEEPERS TO DISTRIBUTE TO THE ANIMALS. PEOPLE LIKE TO FEED AND IT'S NOT ALWAYS GOOD FOR THAT PARTICULAR ANIMAL.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=that particular animal.
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VO-NAT


The holiday celebration Saturday is from 1 to 8pm.
If you bring a Toy for tot's you'll get a picture with Santa.
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4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=nba


Glen Robinson dumped in 32 points as the Milwaukee Bucks stunned the Seattle SuperSonics 100-to-97.
For last night's scores let's check the boards.
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SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5028
SUPER=0096-/Golden State/79/j/New York/90////Seattle/97/j/Milwaukee/100///;
SUPER=x5009
SUPER=0096-/Detroit/96/j/Houston/115///j/Phoenix/95//Utah/87///;
SUPER=x5009
SUPER=0096-/Vancouver/78/j/Portland/99////San Antonio/94/j/L.A.

Clippers/97///;
SUPER=x5009
SUPER=0096-j/Sacramento/93//Dallas/86///;
SUPER=X5031
SUPER=0103-j/New Jersey/7//Boston/4////Hartford/2/j/Philadelphia/3///;
SUPER=x5009
SUPER=0103-/Edmonton/2//Tampa Bay/2//Overtime//Chicago/2/j/Detroit/6///;
SUPER=x5009
SUPER=0103-j/Calgary/5//Los Angeles/1///;
RUNS=:49
oc= LAST SCORE
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